[FoRK] the 5-second press conference (XLR-V)
rschuman at jfcsjax.org
Mon Mar 28 08:28:39 PST 2005
answer: limit the edition to 5,000.
>>> Adam L Beberg <beberg at mithral.com> 3/25/2005 9:13:55 PM >>>
Rohit Khare wrote on 3/25/2005 4:12 PM:
> Introduced on Wednesday: 2006 Cadillac XLR-V
> What's the point? Cadillac's XLR roadsters have been somewhat
> in accelerating out of showrooms, so the company is raising the ante
> with an ultrahigh-performance version.
GM is clueless as always. The only people that want these cars are men
under 25 - which cannot afford them, and rich old men who have better
things to spend their money on - like viagra and a mistress. Everyone
else is looking for something that doesn't cost $0.20/mile to drive.
And they wonder why sales are slow? GM desperately needs to split into
companies, a bankrupt pention/financing company (99% of the company),
and the 7 employees that make realistic cars for the real world.
But I'm not worried, I'm sure those 7 people were already fired and
jobs in Asia ;)
Adam L. Beberg
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